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12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

Read Melville's best short story for free

By Ken Brosky
I'm in the process of trudging through Moby-Dick, purely for the enjoyment of it (and yes, it turns out the story is quite enjoyable!), and I'm glad to see that Melville's signature writing style is at the forefront in this novel. My first experience with Melville was his short story "Bartleby the Scrivener," which surprised me at just how readable it really was. In fact, I'd say it's one of ...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

One of the best midwestern publishers out there

By Ken Brosky
I think the first book I read from Milkweed Editions was Cracking India, a tale about a Pakistani girl growing up during the time when the British left India. In its wake: a mild amount of chaos, to say the least, and the eventual break-off of Pakistan into a Muslim state. It was a great book, and it was one of my first experiences with a book published by a publisher whose home location wasn't Ne...
09.08.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Ken Brosky
I didn't know much about ASF (American Short Fiction, duh) until a classmate got one of her short stories published on the mag's Web site (you can read it here). It turned out this was the same short story I'd given her some critique on, so naturally I took most of the credit in its getting published. My classmate disagreed, rightly so, since she was the one who wrote it. But I've been keep...

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